1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup M&M miniature baking bits
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 (13 x 9-inch pan size) box fudge brownie mix
In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Set aside 1 cup for topping.
Pat the remaining ingredients into a greased 15 x 10-inch baking pan.
Prepare brownie batter according to package directions. Spread over the crust. Sprinkle with the reserved oat mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Yields 5 dozen.